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antonella
Mar 16th, 2002, 03:10 AM
Show everybody your command of arcane *cough* knowledge:


1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?

2) Which country makes Panama hats?

3) From which animal do we get catgut?

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

7) What was King George VI's first name?

8) What color is a purple finch?

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?



I'll post the answers later, if anybody responds.

Fingon
Mar 16th, 2002, 03:28 AM
OK, I'll try
1) 118 years
2) Panama
3) cats
4) Well, it's october but according to their calenda, can't remember which is the equivalent in our calendar
5) no clue
6) ermm, canary I guess
7) George?
8) purple
9) China

CanadianBoy21
Mar 16th, 2002, 03:28 AM
alright, I'll try ;)

1) Hundred :p
2) Panama
3) Cat
4) October
5) camels
6) Canary
7) King :confused:
8) Purple
9) China


LOL, that was hard, hopefully I passed :p

CanadianBoy21
Mar 16th, 2002, 03:32 AM
oh yeah, forgot about the Russian calender, was it September maybe?

Scotso
Mar 16th, 2002, 03:39 AM
1) 116 years

2) Mexico ?

3) fish ?

4) September I think

5) erm... horse's hair? lol

6) a canary?

7) George :p

8) erm k

9) uh... china?

disposablehero
Mar 16th, 2002, 04:10 AM
4. November by the Gregorian Calendar.

Kuilli
Mar 16th, 2002, 04:12 AM
Originally posted by antonella
Show everybody your command of arcane *cough* knowledge:
1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?
2) Which country makes Panama hats?
3) From which animal do we get catgut?
4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?
6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
7) What was King George VI's first name?
8) What color is a purple finch?
9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?


1. 116 years
2. I think Panama hat is a hat style, and it's probably made in many different countries.
3. sheep, horse
4. November 7
5. I think the brush was named after the guy who invented it. Not sure who's hair they use ;)
6. canary?
7. Wasn't he Prince Albert before becoming King George VI?
8. Male bird is purple-redish, female brown
9. China, another name for them is kiwifruit

:)

antonella
Mar 16th, 2002, 07:16 AM
The number of correctly answered questions:

Kuilli- 4

Scotso- 1

Disposable- 1

Superhero- 0

Linton
Mar 16th, 2002, 07:29 AM
1-The hundred year war i tihnk lasted for 116 years

2-Panama amkes panama hats

3--Fish

4--they celebrate it in september

5--camel??

6--A canary

7--Albert

8--Its a crimson purple-reddish

9--NewZealand WHERE I COME FROM,!!!!

ASV_FAN
Mar 16th, 2002, 01:10 PM
6) The Canary Islands are named after the latin word "canus" meaning dog, am I right? ;)

Lurrrvvvveeee the Canaries they are a fab place for holidays :D !

Jetta
Mar 16th, 2002, 02:02 PM
1) How long did the Hundred Years War last? i think 116 yrs

2) Which country makes Panama hats? Ecuador

3) From which animal do we get catgut? Sheep lining

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution? November

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of? Furry little squirrels (poor thing)

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal? I think they were named after boxer dogs or something

7) What was King George VI's first name? Albert

8) What color is a purple finch? brown

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from? NZ

antonella
Mar 17th, 2002, 04:16 AM
...and the correct answers are:



1) How long did the Hundred Years War last?

> 116 years

2) Which country makes Panama hats?

> Ecuador

3) From which animal do we get catgut?

> Sheep and horses

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?

> November

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?

> Squirrel fur, LOL

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?

> Dogs

7) What was King George VI's first name?

> Albert

8) What color is a purple finch?

> Crimson

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?

> New Zealand

Jetta
Mar 17th, 2002, 04:19 AM
Wow i got 6 out of 9.......not bad

antonella
Mar 17th, 2002, 04:34 AM
'Wow i got 6 out of 9.......not bad'

Actually, you got 8 out of nine.

Congrats... :bounce:

Jetta
Mar 17th, 2002, 04:44 AM
wooooohooo........i thought the camel hair question didnt count b/c i didn't get the horse part.....:)